Man running in relay race killed by motorist

A man running in a race was struck and killed by a motorist early Saturday morning.

Henderson police said the 29-year-old man was struck about 4:30 a.m. on Horizon Ridge Parkway near Gibson Road. Further details weren’t available on Sunday. The jogger’s name was not released.

The man was one of roughly 2,400 runners in the Ragnar Relay Las Vegas race, according to a press release from race officials. The press release said the motorist, suspected of driving while intoxicated, was arrested at the scene.

The race took place Friday and Saturday and started in Valley of Fire State Park and ended near Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

 

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